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Dec 9, 2013 3:30pm PST
a limited number of defense budget, wouldn't you rather see it spent at pearl harbor on real folks in the front lines than seeing it spent in thepentagon? every i.t. as it relates t obamca, relates to the defense partnt theyave a terrible procurement, wouldn't you -- speaking as an alum news of the armed services committee, as i am, i've had precisely those kinds of not arguments, but discussions, to how do we really advance the strategic interests of is the united states in terms of the pentagon. and often we got involved in programs, particularly in the acquisition of capital assets, planes and ships and combat systems, that got into the billions of dollars which actually undermined our readine readiness, in my estimation, and undermined or capacity to be able to respond to whatever military emergency was there. so not only do i not argue with that, i think we existed in an atmosphere in the armed services committee, when i was privileged to serve with you, where republicans and democrats did work to do exactly that. the atmosphere in the congress now, i'm sorry to say, from your
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
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FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
concern over china's aggressive new air defense identification zone in the east chinese sea. this included more than five hours of face-to-face meetings with chinese president xi jinping who showed no sign of backing down from his exercise to gain control over japan's senkaku islands. let's give viewers a sense of why americans should care about this dispute over some islands in the east china sea. >> i think they should care because it looks as though that area is becoming destabilized. you have china, its tension with japan, with countries in the south china sea, indonesia, the philippines. they are using their muscle to try to push their rule over those waters. these countries are going to push back. you've got a very tense situation down there. historically in the entire post war period the united states has, shall we say, had the back of countries like japan and south korea. and at this moment, they literally are explicitly doubting that. that's why vice president biden has to go out there, to reassure them. i have no recollection of a u.s. administration in the post war period having
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
the best defense is a good offense. that's what the president was doing today. challenging his opponents to come up with a better system. from the beginning of the healthcare debate talking points suggested that congress pass limited targeted laws to address unfairness in the system. things like allowing healthcare insurance companies to compete nationwide the increased competition would drive down costs things like free healthcare clinics for the uninsured where he they could just walk in and get whatever help they needed. but president obama didn't want that he wanted income redistribution along with healthcare access. and the only way to do that, to take money from the haves and give it to the have notes is to impose a government-run healthcare system and that's what we have. the feds dictate the coverage, the cost, and the sign-up plans. the problem is many working americans will have to pay more and some doctors will not participate. the end result, the economy gets hurt, doctors become harder to see. mr. obama didn't address either of those things today and they are crucial in the
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
on china's new air defense zones. it was also announced the vp will visit the border between north and south korea known as the demilitarized zone saturday. mr. biden will hohn your troops killed in the korean war. >>> bob smith wants his old job back. the republican says he will run for his party's nomination to challenge democratic incumbent gene shaheen next year. he may have popular competition. scott brown removed massachusetts from the twitter profile. the resident has been rumored to be open to a possible run in 2014. >>> new york archbishop says the catholic church has been outmarketed been the on the issue of same-sex marriage. during an interview, he responded to critics who he says have chashg toured the church as anti-gay. debate over the issue will continue. >> back in 1973 with roe v. wade, everybody said this is going to go away and be back burnered. to this day, it is the most devisive issue in american politics. as you look at some of the changing attitudes, you say, wow. we're beginning to affect the young with the pro-life message. >> so you're not saying the gay
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
a day. helping protect your business, is our business. adt. always there. >>> the defense secretary chuck hagel arrived in pakistan today for talks on security and u.s. drone strikes. pakistan is pushing the u.s. to halt the drone strikes while the u.s. is urging pakistan to keep supply routes into afghanistan open. during a stop over the weekend in afghanistan, the defense secretary visited u.s. troops, thanked them for their service. he did not, repeat not meet with the afghan president hamid karzai who apparently didn't invite him in for coffee despite what the u.s. has done in afghanistan over these years, spending hundreds of billions of dollars, losing thousands of troops. i was pretty shocked that hagel, the defense secretary of the united states, was not apparently invited by president hamid karzai for a meeting. it's pointed though because the afghan leader has delayed signing a security agreement to extend the u.s. military troop presence in afghanistan for another ten years. hagel downplayed the significance of not meeting with karzai and says at afghan defense minister a
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
and japan, south korea is expanding its air defense zone to include airspace over the east china sea. beijing and tokyo have already claimed that space as its own. it comes two weeks after it controlled the airspace over a string of islands that both japan and china claim as its own territory. >>> a multi-engine salute for actor paul walker. thousands of fans turned up at the california crash site where the "fast & furious" star lost his life. fans and friends alike showing up, driving high end performance vehicles in honor of the two men who were both car enthusiasts. >>> a bit of a k-9 crime streevenlth cato from south carolina got off his leash and headed straight to the dollar store. he got in not once, twice, soon after items were missing, conveniently pig ears, beef bones, dog treats. he took his lifted items and buried them monita. he greeted the officers which kess. >> is he going to serve jail time? >> i think he got a little private time to think about his crime in the dog house. >> right. >>> oh, will is chris dancing away. how beautiful. look at that tribute. >> reporter:
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
there's some room for some cuts in the defense budget. not too much unfortunately. we live in a very shaky neighborhood it's very detailed. in this god is in the details. >> the federal reserve is now saying that this is over and that's causing a great deal of volatility in the markets. how will that impact the israeli market? >> first, foremost, 26, 27% of these exports are to the united states so this is immediate. it's a good thing that we have this separated. i mean, 26% to the united states, 30 something to europe and the rest to the far east and the rest of the world which means we are balancing the way that one area of the world is in trouble or collapsing or the second 2008 is happening, we are better protected against this, but the united states is the biggest sister. whatever happens there influences us. of course, we were following bernanke's policies and we, like the rest of the world, felt he was doing the right things in order to restabilize and bring growth from the american economy. we are benefitting every time the united states economy is doing better. >> when you c
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
generals of the south african defense force escort him up as a guard of honor, i said look what i've lived to see. these owners of the power of the state pledging their allegiance and providing a guard of honor to their new president who happens to be black. a peaceful transfer of power. and then at that very first moment of the inauguration, he started to show what he was going to do with respect to reconciliation by having his jailers in the front row and as he said so often, i will not secretory because because if i did that, my mind would still be in prison. so he's gone physically but his presence will be with us in generations to come. >> you were a national security advisor to a president, charp of the joint chiefs of staff. secretary of state. attending that inauguration nelson mandela in south africa in 1994, where does that rank among the thrills of your career? >> one of the top. i mean i was retired then. i was just a retired gi and i was privileged to be invited by president clinton and haven't gore and then first lady clinton to be part of the delegation and it rated at one o
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
defense. we're not talking about immigration reform. we're talking about the same subject we've talked about for almost four years. the president, if anyone thinks he's going to repeal it, a little defensive about that. i think the most telling statement is we've learned not to make wild promises about how perfectly smooth it's going to be, the website's going to be. really? we have learned that? the website is the least of it. the whole thing about what it's going to do and those millions of people that lost their plans, overstating what this plan actually does, maybe not understanding what it actually can do. >> he's not mentioning the millions who have lost their plans in california. he doesn't mention the pew poll last week had him at 34% approval. people in ohio said the president is not trustworthy by 57%. this is something so disturbing by him. he keeps talking, press on with the plan. charles krauthammer said the president is campaigning but all the talk in the world may not make a difference. >> obama thinks that he can repeal reality with rhetoric. i mean, after all, one thin
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
over china's new air defense zone, vice president joe biden is in beijing today for discussions with the chinese president. the air defense zone controls islands controlled by japan but claimed by china. the vice president's east asia trip was supposed to focus on trade and the economy, but this issue has taken center stage. >>> the website had one million visitors on monday, but can obama care reach its goal of getting seven million people signed up by march? we're doing the math and getting wonky with ezra klein coming up. on the table by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. 3w4r 3w4r57. >>> republicans are not backing off on their appeals to repair obama care. at a white house event touting the fixes and the benefits of the affordable care act, president obama drew a line in the sand. >> i've always said i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> let's bring in senator pat toomey, republican from p
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
organizations. they turn to groups funded by the tides foundation. mexican-american legal defense fund, latino justice. all of the demonstrated organizations with hostility toward immigration law are now the source of dozens of new lawyers inside the department of homeland security. this administration knows the personnel policy. if you don't want laws enforced go hire lawyers who don't like immigration laws. >> be specific. can you name names? >> we do. the article names dozens of lawyers with their photographs that we obtained the biographical information for. let's talk about two. the first the jennifer lee. jennifer lee came from an organization that was militantly open borders. when she was there they published a pamphlet to give to illegals entitled "what to do in the event of a raid" and it gave advice to people here illegally how to behave if they come calling. now jennifer lee is working at drk hs. this organization was hostile to dhs as a source of new employees. there is an attorney named maura wee. she worked for the aclu immigrant rights project. when she was there she wrote conde
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
's frustration in the cabinet and on capitol hill. they are putting a republican in the cabinet. a defense secretary. and people feel sees disappointed folks and at a time how he'll define how to be his defense secretary. he's leading the department in a period of entrenchment. does he fight those? does he go along with the white house in trying to trim spending as much as obama would like. it's interesting to see how much frustration there is in the cabinet not just hagel, but also sebelius. one of the reasons when you have these incidents like you do with the health care system -- >> why is general frustration. inside the white house do they think they are incompetent. >> they are not living up to standards with hagel. he's kind of lackluster when they thought he would come in there and be much more forceful. >> why did they think that? if they asked anyone in his own party who was a republican for many years, maybe still is, if they watched his confirmation hearings there were signs that perhaps he wasn't -- >> lots of signs. >> up for it. >> you get into this rush, one you want to get
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
defense identification zone. >> this is a noaa acceptance of china's requirements. >> reporter: the u.s. insists it will continue flying military aircraft through the chinese zone and has begun a long-plan deployment of advance p8 reconnaissance aircraft to japan that can carry torpedos, missiles, bombs and mines. the u.s. is already calling on china not to establish yet another restriction zone and biden arrives in beijing on wednesday to talk to chinese leaders about all of this. michaela? >> thank you for that. >>> let's take a look at the other headlines, beginning with breaking news. firefighters are battling a massive eight-alarm fire in boston. it engulfed a five-story commercial building in the innovation district. the building was reportedly being renovated. there are some reports that the fire got so intense, crews were ordered out of the building. no word on whether anyone was inside when the fire broke out. so far, no reports of injuries. >>> a public health alert in hong kong, the first human case of a new type of bird flu has been reported there after killing dozens in c
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
a new number, too. not only is kristine fox the first woman to be poinld the deputy secretary of defense, she has a former claim to fame in the 80s blockbuster top gun. she is the real life charlie. here she is played by kelly mcgillis, of course. >> when i fly, i'll have you know my crew and my plane come first. >> i'm going on finish my sentence. >> i'm sure the film makers were taking a little creative license with the tom cruise romance but we know that fox was assigned as the civilian for the fighter weapons school known as top gun in the 1980s. fast forward to say. her receive life boss said she is a brilliant defense thinker and proven manager. fox is replacing until a permanent replacement is found. >>> the obama care publicity tour. the president launch ad three-week tour to 200 ttout it. >> i need to you spread the word about its protections, how folks can sign up, tell your friends, tell your family, do not let the initial problems with the website discourage you. because it is working better now and it will keep working better over time. >> republicans are not buying this sal
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
're talking about $90 billion, split evenly between domestic and defense cuts being relieved from the sequester offset by some revenue and entitlement cuts elsewhere. however, there's very little long-term deficit reduction in this deal. we're talking about putting off decisions about raising taxes or cutting medicare and social security. we also have a last-minute hangup over unemployment benefits, the extension of unemployment benefits. democrats want that, republicans say they're not that serious about it, it's not clear whether or not democrats are going to put their foot down and say no deal until then. what i think we know is that there will not be a deal today. house leadership aide told me he expects early next week a deal to be announced by patty murray, the democratic chair of the budget committee in the senate. paul ryan, the republican budget committee chair in the house. then the house and senate pass it before christmas. they leave next week actually for their christmas break. so they would end the year on a positive note. it would dramatically reduce the risk of a g
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 6:30am PST
of high school don't have the skills. the defense complex complains they don't have enough american-born skilled math and scientists physicists. this is a american security issue, yet you find the paralysis on figuring out how to do it. >> there are great experimental things going on. the other conversation is do you really need college anymore? you have the opposite -- >> people have the conversation of a college degree. >> the answer is yes. >> you look and say yes, you do. there are only so many jobs and it takes a college graduate. >> mark zuckerberg. >> exactly. that is where you can be an entrepreneur. bill gates and many of them actually dropped out of college or whatever they did and were able to use their brain power and hard work to harness an economy for the future. not everybody is bill gates or mark zuckerberg. i'm fascinated by shanghai is doing one of the best in education. we know in europe that poland is. to me, it seems these are the aspirational countries. these are the countries that want to punch above their way and join the developed world and economies. i'm su
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
. jury selection for jordan lynn grand began just a short time ago. both the prosecution and the defense agree that grand pushed her husband of all of eight days to his death. in glacier national park. the question for jurors is this. will her act be deemed as murder or was it an accident caused by self-defense? cody johnson disappeared july 7th. four days later, gram led friends and relatives to a popular spot in the park where they found johnson's body. >>> and susan boyle, you remember her. the soft-spoken scott charmed her way into our hearts when she became a reality tv sensation basically over night. ♪ i dreamed a dream of time gone by ♪ >> still gives me goosebumps. now the hit recording artist has made a major revelation. she told the observer newspaper she was diagnosed last year with the development disorder asperger's syndrome. this is significant because when she was a child, doctors said she suffered from brain damage. let's talk about this with our medical correspondent, elizabeth cohen. what is asperger's syndrome, and what does this mean for her as far as this revised
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
. >> and this is work they planned to do earlier, but then they found themselves on defense. >> exactly. the last two months of being slammed kind of pushed that stuff off to the side. >> now they're going to try and shift back. thank you very much, ellis henican. >> good to see you. >> coming up, we're back with the stories buzzing today, including a strange encounter with actor christopher walker. >>> first, according to bing trends, who is the most searched celebrity of 2013? madonna, kim kardashian, errih a rihanna, beyonce or taylor swift? without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. from contractors and doctors to dog sitters and landscapers, you can find it all on angie's list. we found riley at the shelter, and found everything he needed at angie's list. join today at angieslist.com losing thrusters. i need more power. give me more power! [ mainframe ] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current sit
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am PST
describing earlier, i wouldn't say that it's more than 50/50. but we have to try. >> defense secretary chuck hagel has touched down in pakistan today. the first time in three years a pentagon chief has visited that country. hagel met with their prime minister to discuss tensions over drone strikes and military operations near the border with afghanistan. he spent the weekend in afghanistan visiting u.s. troops. he did not meet with afghan president hamid karzai who is refusing to sign a security agreement with the united states before the end of the year. secretary hagel says it increases the likelihood of a complete u.s. withdrawal. >> you can use any term you want, retreat or not renewing our efforts here post-2014. you can say it any way you want. what i'm saying unless we have the security of an agreement to protect our forces then we'll have no choice. we will not be able to stay. >> well, karzai has balked at a deal with the u.s. he did sign a security agreement with iran's president hassan rouhani. both leaders said it will increase regional security and minimize the influence of fore
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
september the e-mail, adding he was simply speculating as to what the sisters defense would be at trial adding that at no point in time did he ever see my bell ni lawson do drugs. >> thanks so much. >>> still to come, chilling details about the crash that killed paul walker. casey wian is following that story for you. >> reporter: there is new video released that raises new questions about how paul walker and his friend died. farmers presents: fifteen seconds of smart. so you want to drive more safely? stop eating. take deep breaths. avoid bad weather. [ whispers ] get eight hours. ♪ [ shouts over music ] turn it down! and, of course, talk to farmers. hi. hi. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ >>> there are disturbing new details about the car crash that took the life of paul walker and his friend. the two were inside the mangled car for about one minute before the car burst in to flames. and in the video you'll see a lamp post crash down. it's already happened actually. and then a tree shake as the car hits it. and then after about one minute, faint gray smo
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
of reports released in 2013 but china has a defense contractor type model. a supply chain where they are supplying cyber attack kits to infiltrate the western world infrastructure. it's a lot about stealing intellectual property. >> i think people don't realize how much can be or has been taken already. what source of information is being stolen right now? >> it's very agreejeous in terms of what's being stolen. we see it across every major critical infrastructure. often that innovation is being stolen. it could be other assets that are important to smart grid designs and automotive inknow vagus. so we're seeing it across lots of different vert kls and different countries as well. because the internet has a lack of governing, it creates a perfect platform for adversaries to steal and police from. >> these attacks have been going on for years. how does this translate into business for you now that you're able to say you know what? there is one entity in china and we have got to reinforce the security? >> we see a lot of opportunity from a security point of view. willing to do goo
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
next guest says this rises to the level of impeachable defense. let's table impeachable for a moment. that's a hot button word getting people upset. >> yes. >> but this hearing, they have a congressional hearing on whether the president violated his duty. whether he stepped beyond what he is capable of doing as chief executive of this country. is it so in your view? >> the committee is looking into whether the president has substituted his judgment for that of the congresss. in such a way that he has enforced the law that congress doesn't write because he rewrote it. now look, you and i know this, we're both lawyers. presidents have some discretion. they can go a little easy on some people through prosecution. they can go aggressively on other people. but when the president decides ton prosecute a large group of people and says, in order for me not to prosecute you, you must be a, b, c, d and he made it up and it is not in the statute -- >> what are you talking about prosecute? are you talking about. >> yes. >> that's off point. we are talking about health care.gov. >> but it is give
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. this contradicts the defense' argument that johnson fell by accident during a fight. we'll watch that case for you. and those are your headlines on this hour. >> thank you very much. >>> four minutes after the hour. it's monday, to let's bring in donald trump. you okay? >> good morning. yes. >> first off, i think we have a plan coming out of washington that's going to help us get young people to sign up. let's listen to ezekiel emmanuel. >> no one has launched a big pr campaign to get these people signed up because of the problems with the federal web site. we are about to launch a big pr campaign and that, i think, is going to persuade a lot of people to sign up. >> good move? >> no pr campaign is going to work. the product is no good. it's too ex opinionsive. your deductibles are huge and it's not a workable product. just something that is a disaster. you don't have your own doctors anymore. people are going out to their doctor. their doctor is throwing them out of their office. it's all based on lies. so many lies having to do with obamacare. it was fraudulent to bring it in the first place. he
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
the rules of the senate. democrats on defense and republicans believe they can just win red states. get control of the senate. a month ago they erased republican chances of winning the senate. healthcare.gov and things look different. >> the president's approval rating is different. he is at 41, 42% nationally. we know what it will look like in louisiana and arkansas. it's lower than that. it's mid-term elections that are referendum on the president. much more so than individual members. we look at folks like mary landrieu and say these are good candidates and run strong campaigns, but at the same time the drag from the top of the ticket will be a serious issue for them. they have to figure out how to do that balancing act. he is not going to be the last issue they will have to figure out. that for the big picture will be where the president is. he is at 41% into november of 2014. even if you are running a great campaign, it may be too much. >> hagan, landrieu without obama in 08, none of them are in the senate. pryor is a different story. the obama enthusiasm didn't get there in 2008.
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
, amid new tensions here in the asia-pacific region. as far as china's announcement of an air defense identification zone over disputed territory between china and japan. well, last week, the united states got involved flying unarmed b-52 bombers over the area along with several japanese surveillance planes. the chinese responded by scrambling fighter jets. vice president biden hopes to not only defuse tensions but also reaffirm america's commitment to the region. anna coren, cnn, tokyo. >> here's a look how biden's week is set to play out. tomorrow in japan, he'll meet with the prime minister there. then on wednesday the vice president heads to china where he is expected to discuss the air space dispute and then on thursday, biden travels to south korea where he will be briefed on the nuclear situation with north korea. then the haven't heads home. so yes, a pretty busy week. >> a lot to talk about, too. boy, well a ray of hope for a pair of americans being held captive in north korea. a look at a new call free the men, plus we're going to hear from the sister of one of those being h
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
concerns about the air defense zone and push for more dialogue to ease the tensions. >>> coming up on "the lead," they went from rivals to besties but if hillary clinton does decide to run in 2016, will her friendship with the president be over? i don't just make things for a living i take pride in them. so when my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis was also on display, i'd had it. i finally had a serious talk with my dermatologist. this time, he prescribed humira-adalimumab. humira helps to clear the surface of my skin by actually working inside my body. in clinical trials, most adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis saw 75% skin clearance. and the majority of people were clear or almost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
.s. does not recognize china's newly declared air defense zone over that disputed area and that the u.s. has deep concerns about the situation that this is about as delicate as a regional situation can get. yesterday, biden assured japanese leaders that he would push china over the issue. >> we will, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> and that is the big fear, of course. this dispute could put tys with china to the test. we got word from a senior administration official that mr. biden did say to the chinese that they don't, the u.s. does not recognize this zone. they don't accept it. they don't recognize it. it's going to be interesting to see how that play out. there will be a lot of testing involved. >> still in that general region, retired nba star dennis rodman is once again headed to nrk. rodman been help train the north korean basketball team later this month according to the company responsering his
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
this on stupid projects. >> it's not just this web site. the department of defense spent a billion dollars on baby site that after 10 years they concluded did not work. they called it a disaster. there is no accountability for. this in the private sector this healthcare.gov would cost about $50 million. that is less than 1/10th of what your viewers paid for this web site that doesn't work. >> how do you stop it from happening tomorrow on a new contract? >> better bidding, stop rewarding. >> they don't care. >> political donors. there are a number of remedies congress has at its disposal. we had hearing on some of them yesterday. the ultimate remedy, i think, greta, is elections. my fear is that we have come to expect so little from government that we're really not surprised that something doesn't work and we're not surprised that it comes in over budget. if we don't get that fixed, forget about the web site. if we don't fix the trust, we're not going to make as it a republic. >> congressman, always nice to see unchts yes, ma'am. you too. >> coming up, mayor giuliani about the new numbers j
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
cyclical sectors, the ones that are down. what's up, more defensive names. these are underperformed throughout the year. a little bit of rotation but not dramatically so. one thing you see on a day like today high beta names move down more. if the dow is down 1% and have a beta of two, they're usually down 2%. that's what happens. the market is behaving in a predictable manner here. those high bidding names are down a little more. >> yesterday blaming it on interest rates. >> can't do that today. >> not today. you can't. we're going to get to that in a minute. gold market had a tough session yesterday. today things are considerably quieter as we go into the close. as a matter of fact, comex gold is only down 120 on the stragds six. a double d-double digit loss yesterday. the markets have steadied out partly because of the drop in the equities market. talk about interest rates, shall we, with the bond market report and rick santelli tracking the action at the cme. and all eyes were focused on europe this morning, now they're focused here on equities. how about the interest rate scena
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
weak. materials, consumers and financials and defensive names, staples and utilities to the upside. not surprisingly when you get a down day some of the high beta names are to the downside so, for example, biotechs have had a great run. your big leadership in biotechs. you can see all of them down 2 to 3%. melissa, brian, back to you. >> thanks so much. today's red arrows a green a buy? guys great to have you with us. >> thanks for having us. >> want to start off with you, mark, you're in key corp, up 49% year to date. i'm curious because this is a day where we're seeing pronounced weakness in financials. seems to be a push/pull in the markets where we get good news, taper is back on the table, that should be good for bank stock because the yield curve would be steepening and see the weakness not just today but in yesterday's session. >> exactly. you know what, we're not as kernz as a firm as to what happens on a day-to-day basis but looking out over the course of three to five years to identify those stocks which are poised to really produce the best risk adjusted returns for our
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
and did not. for example, defensive stocks leading. banks and auto weak. the challenge for professional asset allocators is not to read too much into that. not too make too much into one day's action. >> dan we're going back and forth about this earlier, but is there a first day of the month gauge, in other words, the fact we were down yesterday, the fact we're down today, does that tell you something here? >> no. i think there's a lot of statistical incision here alal insignificant. >> if you look back september 2012 first two days of the month were down and the rest of the month was up 2.4%. there's no correlation there. i expect whatever happens in december has no bearing on these first -- it's not related -- >> if it's not about, you know the timing in terms of the month, if it's not -- if we shouldn't read too much into the last couple of trading sessions, where should we look right now for guidance? >> look at what happened today? one, europe down. very hard in the morning. actually going into the close. we found out the reason for that. that was because the ft p
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am EST
been used to get this information, they're unhappy about it, looking for change. >> the defense, though, during the beginning of the nsa surveillance leak back in june, we started hearing the beginning of this, you could actually thwart certain attacks by connecting some people and their communications and the best defense i heard you can't find a needle in a haystack without a haystack but what can you find when looking at someone's gaming you're trying to connect a bunch of different data points you, might find something interesting. if you're able to connect this gamer who is having a conversation with that gamer, maybe what they're talking about isn't the game because these games have communications capables. a lot of time people have been using back channels like that talking about something they don't want eavesdropped upon. the broader issue for business, american companies are concerned that the world won't trust them and they're looking for growth in emerging markets. when any large american company now has this suspicion cast upon them because of what the u.s. government is do
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
, trials are very challenging. especially when there's this defense of consensual sex. it's going to be your word against his word. please be prepared. but to say your going to be raked over the coals because this is a famous football player is ridiculous. when you look at the case and exactly what the prosecutor said, the chief prosecutor, keep in mind he said when we bring cases, we have to, quote, have a reasonable likelihood of a conviction. what that tells me is perhaps they think something happened but they can't prove it, and that is the burden of a prosecutor. it's not what happened. it's what you can prove. when you look at the facts of the case, you're talking about a girl who says she had five to six shots of alcohol, whose memory was very broken. that in any circumstance, regardless of whether or not the suspect is a football player, a famous one, it is very difficult to prove a case like that. >> nevertheless, he's facing no charges. jamaal anderson, he is a red-shirt freshman. first year playing. if he were to win the heisman, we were saying johnny football was the f
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
the urge to engage an eye for an eye. both when he was practicing self-defense and united his country and encouraging people not to seek vengeance, he showed us the absolute power that one man can have in inspiring the best from the rest of us. >> are you confident that will get translated to today's youth, to the next generation of leaders, or do you worry that might get lost? >> no, look, i think there's a lot of folks who are spending a lot of time talking to young people right now about the fullness of mandela's life. and we're blessed that there's a film coming out that will rel let folks see the fullness of this man. >> you're talking about "long walk freedom"? >> yes. >> great film. >> it's a fabulous film. in fact, i've been told that when he saw it, that mandela asked, you know, how did they have this footage of me? so i think that's what i'm most pleased with. people really are taking the time. it's important to talk to our young people. more than anything, mandela was to the world a great spirit of -- you know a great spirit that had the world's fight at the heart of it and
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
's defense fund said the most heinous things about us. that's one side of the argument. the other side of the argument is that and this is -- something i'm debating between myself so please some acting so shocked and stunned. there are real policy -- >> i'm trying to understand. >> i just explained the first part to you. people like you said we were hateful human beings back in 1996. >> for the record i was in favor of that and we did it before bill clinton. >> the second part really quickly is, second part is this is a recession unlike most recessions, and i can tell you when my father was unemployed in the recession in the early 1970s and getting $40 a week for mississippi for unemployment benefits and got one bag of groceries and fill up one tank of gas, if somebody had told us over that year and a half and my danielle adams was driving around the southeast with all of us trying to find a job, somebody said we'll do you a favor and cut off your unemployment benefits we would say thank you so much but we're good. and my danielle adams -- my danielle adams was working his ass off. we
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
for both domestic and defense programs, not likely to touch the hot buttons of tax increases or medicare and social security, more mundane revenue raisers, things like selling federal assets and aviation fees and on the entitlement side, hitting federal retirement but not medicare and social security. so that would be under wheming, but i know there's a lot of trader interest in that. it does appear they're going to reach that deal and it makes it much less likely we have a showdown in january that could result in another shutdown. >> that is good news, i guess you could argue for the market. the other thing, too, john, is to what degree the president continues this campaign of reselling the affordable care act, something that sounds like he's going to make it a daily occurrence from here on out. >> what he's got to do -- this is the most important program of his presidency -- is persuade people, despite all they've heard about the problems with the web site, other objections being raised by critics about privacy, about the difficulty of getting plans that they can afford after having a
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
where the president didn't come to charlie rangel's defense a couple of times, this being one of them, where he says he hopes he retires with dignity during that whole debacle. he hasn't retired. the feud goes back years and years before that when he was running for president in 2008. charlie rangel famously supported hillary clinton. that infused some bad blood into the process. we hear the sort of back and forth. charlie rangel wanted access to the president and white house. as chairman of the house ways and means committee he's one of the most prominent black leaders in america. >> one of the most powerful people in america. i'm not defending charlie rangel's ethics, that's impossible. i will say this. here's the key difference between them. charlie rangel likes other people. he don't consider themselves omni potent, he listening to people. he has a natural affection for other human beings. he's not cold, remote, distant and imperious like the other person in this fractured relation. >> ""the new york post"" article is saying that they hate one another. not just that they have diff
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